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People Plus supports an engaged, healthy, and independent life for older adults, while joining others to build community for all ages.

Today is Wednesday September 2, 2015.

"Aging Well" Lunch and Learn: 5 Tips to Aging Well - August 31

Melinda Baxter of Pathways to Health presents at People Plus on Monday, August 31, 12:00 pm on Five “doable”, important practices to add to daily life to help us age in a healthier way. Baxter is a Certified Holistic Health Coach, Master Life Coach, Certified Yoga teacher, LMT and FDN-P. Through her practice she loves helping people find their true home in their bodies and learn to live a full, heathly lie on all levels. She specializes in whole foods cleanses, weight loss, digestive health and stress related issues.

FYI! What's In Your Genes?

Ever wonder what's in your genes? What is DNA and what can it teach us of our ancestry? Should we bring back extinct species? On Thursday, 9/10 at 1:00 pm, come find out as educator Dana Waring Bateman leads a lively, engaging and very accessible conversation about genetics and ancestry!

A Matter of Balance Workshop

A Spectrum Generations program, A Matter of Balance: Managing Concerns About Falls, is specifically designed to reduce fear of falling, stop the fear of falling cycle, and improve activity levels among community-dwelling older adults. The program includes eight two hour classes where participants learn to view falls and fear of falling as controllable; to set realistic goals for increasing activity; to change their environment to reduce fall risk factors; to promote exercise to increase strength and balance.

Pilates Lite - New Session in September

Pilates Lite, led by Dennis Kimmage, strengthens the key core muscles in your body but more gently than a traditional Pilates workout. Six week session 9/22-11/3 (no class 10/13), Tuesdays 12-1 pm, $30 members/$60 non-members.

Yoga with Ann - New Session in September

 Stretch, flex, breathe and relax for optimum well being. Designed for older bodies, this yoga is a wonderful way to re-balance and feel grounded. Six week session 9/22- 11/3 (no class 10/13), Tuesdays, 10:30 am. $30 members/$60 non-members.

Healing Clinic with Greater Brunswick Physical Therapy - September 18

 Join us on Friday, 9/18, 11 - 5 pm, when People Plus hosts GBPT as they sponsor a FREE Healing Clinic. Professional massage therapists, physical therapists, and Reiki masters will be on hand for the clinic. Free, open to the public. No pre-registration required; appointments on a first come, first served basis. Donations are welcomed.

"Tech Time" for Windows and Android Operating Systems - NEW!

Can't attend Stacy's monthly Apple Club because you don't have an Apple product? Now you have your own monthly club! Bring your laptop, smartphone, or tablet and questions to a fun, informal, monthly drop-in chat group. Beth Aldrich (from All Thumbs Computer Care) will provide tech support for all levels of users. No Apple products – this one is for Oranges only!

Books a la Carte (formerly The Book Cafe) - Unique Book Club

Join us on the third Tuesday of every month at 3 pm for a cool new book club! Share what books you've been reading and learn about what others think are good too! Fiction, Non-fiction, Mystery, or Romance - it doesn't matter! Discussion of all types of books is encouraged – the more variety the better the exchange. (For PP Members only. But you can join at the door!). FMI 729-0757.

August People Plus News is Available Online

Click Here to view a copy of the People Plus News Online.

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